Founder and Director of Global D&I Consulting
Jolanda is the Founder and Director of Global D&I Consulting (2015), a global consultancy company that provides services ranging from (global) D&I strategy advice, design and/or facilitation of strategic D&I interventions and D&I learning programmes, coaching Business, HR and D&I leaders, research/studies, keynote speaking.
Jolanda brings over 17 years of experience in Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Shell. During her time at Shell Jolanda represented Shell on the Council for Diversity in Business from The Conference Board and served as a member of the Executive Committee of this Council.
In 2012 Jolanda co-developed a peer-coaching programme for senior women in Shell. Since she couldn’t find high quality video material to support the priority themes of the programme she initiated a sub-project to develop a series of short videos featuring Professor Herminia Ibarra from INSEAD. In 2014 the programme Jolanda co-developed, won a Silver Award from the Brandon Hall Group in the Best Use of Videos category.
In October 2015 Jolanda was recognized as one of the Top 50 Diversity Professionals in the world by The Global Diversity List, supported by The Economist: http://www.globaldiversitylist.com.
Jolanda holds a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management from the University for Professional Education in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Jolanda’s purpose in life is to make a difference in the lives of people and dogs.